Topic : Water Security

  • A Bozo fisherman casts his net from a pirogue in front of Saaya village in the Niger river inland delta Forum Article

    What one river tells us about conservation

    The southern fringes of the Sahara desert host rugged lands where mankind has thrived for more than a… more

  • The Cuadrilla drilling site is seen in Balcombe, southern England Forum Article

    How to solve fracking’s salty water problem

    The boom in oil and gas produced through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is seen as a boon for meeting… more

  • A boy pours water on himself for respite from the heat beside a roadside tap in Dhaka Forum Article

    How to solve the world’s water crisis

    In the early nineteenth century, Lord Byron wrote in Don Juan that “Till taught by… more

  • Water drips from a standing pipe on Boucher Road in Belfast Technology Pioneers Article

    How data can help to save water

    “Water utility companies are conservative animals,” says Amir Peleg, Founder and CEO of TaKaDu. “The… more

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    Haiti’s fight against cholera

    During a recent visit to the rural community of Los Palmas, Haiti, I had the opportunity to talk with… more

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    Water Aid and the charitable spirit of Islam

    The recently launched UAE Water Aid campaign is aiming to assist 5 million people in desperate need of… more

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    How Antarctica shows we’re at the point of no return

    Recent satellite observations have confirmed the accuracy of two independent computer simulations that… more

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    How can we save water and avoid a crisis?

    Water is at the heart of international discussions on human and economic development. For the third year… more

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    Why our blue planet is running out of water

    Saturday, 22 March is World Water Day. It is an annual event to raise awareness of the global issues that… more

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    World Water Day – why do we need it?

    Each year since 1993, 22 March has been recognized as World Water Day, an annual event to raise awareness and… more

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    Top 10 risks for the decade ahead

    What are the top 10 risks that the world will face in the decade to come, and what can be done about… more

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    Best of 2013: Video highlights

    The World Economic Forum's videos capture highlights from our Annual Meeting in Davos and other events… more

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    Video: How should we build the cities of the future?

    How can we design and plan our cities in the future so that they can grow, harvest, recover and… more